This agreement provides access to suppliers who specialise in soft furnishings, associated products and services for educational organisations.

Lot 1 - Bedding and Bathroom Textiles. All suppliers can provide a varied range of bedding and bathroom textiles.

Lot 2 – Kitchen Starter Packs. This lot has been awarded to two suppliers. Both suppliers provided all the items contained within the Kitchen Starter Pack that was designed for this tender process. This pack can be purchased through the framework, alternatively the framework allows for institutions to develop their own list of products and requirements. 

Lot 3 – Window Coverings. All suppliers can provide a range of window coverings such as curtains and blinds including fitting. Window coverings are also available on a supply only basis if institutions wish to fit the coverings themselves.

It was awarded on 1st March 2018 and runs to 28th February 2021 with a possible extension to 28th February 2022.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  2. Time saving & easy to use
  3. CPC Contract Manager assistance & support
  4. Framework specific user guide
  5. Customisable kitchen starter packs
  6. This is the only framework of its type

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.

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If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £189,330.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For purchases that exceed £189,330, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.

Use This Framework

To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 71 frameworks and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids. YesDownload
Appendix 1Contact Details Download
Appendix 2Specification Download
Appendix 3ITT Soft Furnishings Download
Appendix 4Award Criteria Scoring Mechanism Download
Appendix 5Lot 1 Evaluation Award Criteria Download
Appendix 6Lot 2 Evaluation Award Criteria Download
Appendix 7Lot 3 Evaluation Criteria Download
Appendix 8Framework Agreement NWUPC & Supplier Download
Appendix 9Model Call Off Contract Terms for the Purchase of Goods Lot 1 and 2 For Institutions Download
Appendix 10Model Call Off Contract Terms For The Purchase Of Goods And Services Lot 3 For Institutions Download
Appendix 13Tendered Pricing Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is NWUPC.

Myles Woodman

  • Name: Myles Woodman
  • Tel: 0161 974 0945
  • Email: m.woodman@thecpc.ac.uk
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